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is going to remain in limbo for at least another week. as rob ross explains county supervisors put off a decision during a contentious hearing earlier today. >>> dozens of firefighters from county came in on their day off to see if the contra costa board of supervisors would vote to close four fire station. people urged the board to spare the stations in their communities including this fire station situated four blocks away from the shell refinery. >> it is the first line of defense for us against the many mishaps that could happen. >> in addition to the station in martinez, the others earmarked for closure are in walnut creek, lafayette and clayton on center avenue. >> this is going to leave clayton with absolutely no fire stations in our city. >> the stations were marked by contra costa fire officials to save $10 million a year. officials warned that if a partial tax measure failed last month, this would happen, and the measure did fail. >> we're basically at a juncture now where we don't have an awful lot of options available to us. >> fire officials said they made their decision b
. as rob ross reports crab fishermen now scrambling to get their boats back in the water by morning. >> crab fishermen are getting ready, many are loading squid under their boats today to use as crab bait. some tells us they expect to head out after midnight. >> i'm happy that we're going out to make some money finally. >> crab fishermen in san francisco, half-moon bay and bodega bay stopped fishing last week when whole sailers said they were dropping the price the 2.50 to #237b9 75 a pound but today the wholesalers agreed to the $3 price and crab fishing is back on. >> it was all about the price. we can't fish for less than $3 a pound on this crab, and they got enough orders to put us back to work so we're going to go back to work. >> some wholesalers say after thanksgiving, demand for crab dropped forcing the price down. now with the holidays coming, demand is back up. >> they cleared out, you know, all of their inventory so now they're ready to buy more. >> fishermen's wharf famous for crab, restaurants kept a little secret. the crab was frozen not fresh. >> fresh dungeness crab
. the california highway patrol is investigating the accident. rob ross, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> prince william and his wife kate are expecting a royal baby. officials made the announcement today after kate was hospitalized for a form of morning sickness. they are only saying she is in the early stages of pregnancy. the couple's child will be third in line for the throne. if it is a girl she could be the uk's new heir. >>> folding its tablet only periodical daily. the company announced today that the newspaper will expire december 15th. the move is part of a reorganization that will split the company in two with the creation of a new entertainment focused company called box group. >>> the san francisco 49ers didn't get it done yesterday but some players did come through today. see how they helped bring the holidays to deserving children. more wet weather is headed to the bay area. the one part of the bay area that will feel it the most. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's ch
county. a five mile stretch of the highway was closed between jener and fort ross. ken wayne got a close up look at the slide. >> reporter: the roads are still wet here in sonoma county. we've seen first hand what happens when the ground becomes saturated. this is highway 1, just south of fort ross. the saturated soil gave way just beneath the roadway, taking part of the asphalt, and leaving a stretch of guardrail dangling beneath the cliff. >> we came this way this morning, and we were able to get through, so the kind of a bummer that we can't go back. >> reporter: so far, the closure hasn't affected business at the timber cove inn. >> all of our guests have gotten through. >> reporter: still, some employees will have a tough time getting home tonight. >> that's where everything ends. the electricity, the telephone lines, everything ends right there. >> do you know if you have power at home? >> no, i don't. i'll find out. >> reporter: closure signs were also posted on valley ford road. not everyone paid heed. while some threw caution to the weekend, others decided to turn around, includ
christmas for cody ross and family. he agrees to a three year, $26 million deal with the arizona d backs. ross a post season hero for the giants in 2010. last year he had 22 home runs and 81 runs batted in for boston. he turns 32 tomorrow. already lives in scottsdale. >>> raul ibanez agrees to a one year deal with the seattle mariners. he played with the yankees last year. this is the third different time ibanez has played with the mariners. >>> that is sports for this saturday night edition of sports wrap. warriors lose in overtime tonight to the lakers. golden state still are an exciting young, aggress i fun team to watch. >> having a good record so far. >> still going good. >> thank you, fred. >> and that's our report for tonight. thank you for trusting ktvu ktvu channel 2 news. >> before we leave you tonight. we want to show you one last look at our weather radar. still some bands of rain out there. parts of san jose as well as this system moves out. be sure to join us tomorrow morning. that'sng
is underway calling on sheriff mayor ross mirkarimi to resign. analysts say it is unlikely that he will step down. the drive is backed by people in the antidomestic violence community, and others. they would like to avoid a recall that could cost as much as a half million dollars. >>> a popular san francisco nightclub is closing amid allegations of racism. the raz room has filed a lawsuit against hotel nico, alleging the contract was not removed because it was attracting too many african american customers. the raz's room's final show is on new year's eve. >>> authorities say three people are behind bars in the stabbing death of a 17-year-old high school football player from newark two years ago. they were charged today with murder in the death of justice othoa. it outlines a month long conspiracy in retaliation for an earlier fight. according to police, two of the three suspects have confessed. >>> trina gains was struck in the fates with a small medal object while patrolling in a parking lot. the assault happened on december 3. investigators are unsure what the metal object was, and think
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